Maintaining a dialogue on divorce, child custody, alimony and other family law issues

2013-2014 Family Law Section Preview

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The Family Law Section is hitting the ground running this fall – wasting no time in keeping its members informed about new developments in the Probate & Family Court.

Join Us…
A free, two-hour program will be offered to BBA Members and their guests on Tuesday, September 10th to address the new Child Support Guidelines taking effect in August. Register here to reserve your seat now!

Stay Tuned…
The Section is also planning to host a reception to honor the Honorable Angela M. Ordonez, who was appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Probate & Family Court effective July 16th. Stay tuned for more details about this reception as well as the other educational and social events to be sponsored by the Section in the coming program year.

And as always, be sure to keep an eye out for this fall’s Section Newsletter to read the latest case summaries and learn about legislative developments. We look forward to a great program year; please contact us to get involved or to share your expertise!

Questions? Learn more on the Section webpage.

Introducing the 2013-2014 Section Co-Chairs

Theresa B. Ramos
Goldstein, Egloff, Ramos & Wood, LLP

Jennifer Sevigney Durand
Schmidt & Federico P.C.


Family Law Committees

  • Family Law Communications Committee
    This committee publishes information relevant to the family law bar. If you are interested in an editorial position or writing for the newsletter or blog, contact the Co-Chairs.

    Contact Information

    Melinda Markvan

    Markvan Law LLC

    (617) 784-6832

    Brian McLaughlin

    Brian McLaughlin Esq. LLC

    (617) 236-5847

  • Family Law Education Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions led by a diverse group of talented speakers who cover family law issues.

    Contact Information

    Peter Jamieson

    Perocchi Family Law Group

    (978) 681 5665

    Alisa L. Hacker

    Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C.

    (617) 227-3030

    Katherine M. Potter

    Law Office of Katherine M. Potter

    (617) 877-8664

    Jessica M. Dubin

    Lee & Rivers LLP

    (617) 266-6262

  • Family Law Public Policy Committee
    The BBA is very active in legislative and regulatory changes in the law. Family law attorneys are asked to lend their expertise.

    Contact Information

    Gayle Stone-Turesky

    Stone, Stone & Creem

    (617) 523-4567

    Wendy O. Hickey

    Nissenbaum Hickey LLC

    (617) 330-9090

  • Family Law Public Service Committee
    This committee focuses on educating and training members about various pro bono opportunities. The committee also organizes community service and student outreach projects for the section.

    Contact Information

    Claire C. Tutwiler

    Rubin and Rudman, LLP

    (617) 330-7045

    Abbe L. Hershberg

    Greater Boston Legal Services

    (617) 371-1234

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.